Journals Higher Education



30 July 2014

200 Pages

8.5 x 5.5 inches

ISBN: 9780748691777

Bookseller Code (06)

Lexical Variation and Attrition in the Scottish Fishing Communities

Robert McColl Millar and William Barras
Lisa Marie Bonnici

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Advances our understanding of lexical variation and change
  • Provides an in-depth study of the nature of lexical attrition in highly discrete traditional dialects
  • Presents a theoretical and methodological analysis of whether language death and dialect death can be considered aspects of the same phenomenon

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